Grant for Water Quality Improvement Projects

ST. JOSEPH RIVER GROUP RECEIVES GRANT

FOR WATER QUALITY IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS

Cost-Share Funds Available to Watershed Residents

FORT WAYNE, IN – The St. Joseph River Watershed Initiative has received a $274,500 grant from the...

From River to Tap and Back Again

Learn how the City of Fort Wayne takes water from the St. Joseph River, treats it for use by customers then collects the used water and treats it again before releasing it to the Maumee River.  City Utilities is offering free tours of the Three Rivers Water Filtration Plant and the Water...

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Informational Videos: 

  1. What's a Watershed? and Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC) 
  2. What Do Rubber Duckies have to do with Nonpoint Source Pollution? Two Public Service Announcements from...

Water Quality Information Service

The Water Quality Information Service is a resource for researchers, agency officials, and the general public for organizing and presenting water quality data from the St. Joseph River and its tributaries. Designed and maintained by the St. Joseph River Watershed Initiative in collaboration with...

Upgrades Made to WQIS

IPFW Computer Science students completing a Capstone project have been working with the director of the PFW Environmental Resource Center (ERC) Dr. Bruce Kingsbury to add more features to the Water Quality Information Service (WQIS).  The WQIS holds results of water quality sampling done over...

Septic Systems: Out of Sight, Not Out of Mind

A new DVD is now available. The video explains what a septic system is, what it does, and how problems can be prevented through regular inspection and proper upkeep. Copies are available at the health departments and soil and water conservation districts in Allen, Noble and DeKalb counties....

Lower St. Joseph-Bear Creek Watershed Management Plan

The final version of the Lower St. Joseph-Bear Creek Watershed Management Plan has been completed and approved by IDEM. This effort has produced some very important data about the Lower St. Joseph and Bear Creek sub-watersheds. With the mapping and water quality data collected for this planning...